Most school-choice programs in the US have been approved by lawmakers. But when asked for their views, voters have overwhelmingly rejected them.
My School is updated each year with information about every school in Australia to help parents understand “the performance of schools over time”.
In a study, teachers who are parents acknowledged programs of choice separate students into cohorts labelled strong and weak, yet many continue to secure spots for their own children.
Building trusting relations among teachers, parents, a community and school administrators is important when schools enter decision-making processes about programs of choice.
A study finds that graduates who attended publicly funded schools were more likely to have open intercultural orientations than those who attended private schools.
Different views of gentrification drive divisions that keep school activists separated by race.
Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
Charter school enrollment grew during the pandemic. But behind these schools’ rising popularity is a history of harsh discipline, inaccessibility and targeted marketing.
Howard Fuller’s support for school choice is connected to the Black Power movement and a pursuit to provide Black students a quality education by any means necessary.
Long distances often preclude families in the Motor City from sending their kids to the best schools in the area, new research shows.
Letting parents choose which school their child attends positions parents as consumers, and often diverts students and funding away from public schools.
The push to expand charter schools in the U.S. contributed to a robust movement of teachers’ unions and allies demanding a well-resourced public school system.
More choice and greater information can allow parents to make more informed decisions.
First, the United Conservative Party lifted the cap on charter schools, and now new legislation has cut school boards out of the process to establish a charter school.
A scholar of multicultural education says the COVID-19 pandemic gives parents of color the chance to choose what their children learn at home.
A team of researchers have developed a method in which Australian children can have access to schools outside their catchment area.
Australian parents rely on a number of factors to choose a school for their child. These include school performance, location and social connections.
There’s no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
Over the past few decades secondary schools have become larger and fewer in number. For parents, this had made choices at once more limited, but also more complicated.
Australia is in the midst of a population boom. But Catholic school enrolments have been decreasing since 2013.